Tyre and rubber manufacturer Goodyear South Africa has attained Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) Level 6 Contributor Status under the Amended Codes of Good Practice. This is an improvement on the Level 8 status it achieved in 2015.
Business Unity South Africa (Busa) President Sipho Pityana has called for a “more empathetic approach” as South Africa recently passed two important milestones on the road to salvaging its battered economy. These milestones comprise the Covid-19 lockdown having been scaled down to Alert Level 1, as well as the announcement of a conclusive agreement between government, labour, community representatives and organised business on a new Economic Recovery Action Plan.
Diversified miner Glencore has welcomed the Australian federal government’s decision to invest A$1.9-billion in a suite of new and emerging energy technology to position the country for a low-emission future.
To this end, metals and minerals will play a key role in the global transition to a low-emission future.
Stakeholders in the tourism industry have lauded President Cyril Ramaphosa’s decision to allow restricted international travel to South Africa to resume as an effort to help rebuild the tourism and hospitality industry in South Africa.
This sentiment was conveyed during a Governance Accountability Platform webinar on September 18, which included panellists Wesgro CEO Tim Harris, Protea Hotels sales, marketing and revenue management director Danny Bryer and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung South African office head Henning Suhr.
Agricultural organisation Agri SA’s new company Agri SA Enterprises has evolved into a fully fledged company with a focus on food value chain services.
Agri SA in 2015 appointed an executive management member Omri van Zyl to incubate the company and solidify its service offering, which comprises involvement, establishing and funding of commercial agricultural partnerships between established and developing farming entities.